Shure BETA 27 Instrument Condenser Mic

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Product Ref: 16820

  • Shure BETA 27 Microphone
  • Tight Supercardioid Pattern
  • Use With Many Instruments and Applications
  • Maximum Isolation From Other Sound Sources
  • Includes a Stand Adapter

Shure BETA 27 Instrument Condenser Mic


The Beta 27 side-address condenser mic is created for professional sound reinforcement and project studio recording applications. With flat frequency response and low self-noise, the Beta 27 boasts an unerring performance in demanding environments. It provides high gain-before-feedback and maximum isolation from outside sounds, thanks to its tight supercardioid pattern.

Product Ref: 16820

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Developed for discerning live sound professionals, the new Beta 27 large diaphragm supercardioid condenser microphone accurately targets sources like acoustic, wind and electric instruments for concise, accurate sound with a minimum of bleed.

High-Quality Performance

The Beta 27 has amazing performance, with low self-noise, consistent, highly directional polar response, exceptional low-frequency reproduction, extremely high SPL handling, high output level, extended frequency response, no crossover distortion.

Use with Many Instruments and Applications

It's designed for a variety of instruments and applications, including electric guitar and bass amplifiers, brass and woodwind instruments, orchestras, choirs, and wind ensembles, overhead miking of drums and percussion instruments, close-miking of acoustic instruments such as piano, guitar, violins, drums, and percussion, low-frequency instruments such as double bass and kick drum and vocals and speech.

This microphone also comes with a Stand Adapter and Padded Zippered Pouch.

Click on the links below for more information about the Shure Beta 27 Microphone and its series:

Shure Mic Brochure

Beta 27 Spec Sheet

Beta 27 User Guide


  • Supercardioid polar pattern specifically targets the sound source consistently with greatly minimized bleed from off-axis sound sources

  • Tailored for superior transient response from a low-mass, 1" externally-biased, ultra-thin 24 Karat gold-layered Mylar® diaphragm

  • Flat, neutral frequency response for natural reproduction on stage or in the studio

  • 3-position switchable low-frequency filter helps reduce unwanted background noise or counteract proximity effect for consistent, extended lowend

  • -15 dB switchable attenuator handles extremely high SPLs with ease

  • Premium electronic components and gold-plated internal and external connectors

  • Internal pop filter with three separate mesh layers reduces wind and breath noise.

  • Includes Stand Adapter and Padded Zippered Pouch

Further Specs:

  • Type: Condenser (externally biased)
  • Frequency Response: 20 to 20,000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern: Supercardioid
  • Impedance: 160
  • Sensitivity (at 1 kHz, open circuit voltage): -37 dBV/Pa, 1 Pascal=94 dB SPL
  • Maximum SPL (1 kHz at 1 THD):
    • 1000 load: 134 dB (148 dB, Pad on)
    • 2500 load: 140 dB (154 dB, Pad on)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (referenced at 94 dB SPL at 1 kHz):
    • 85.5 dB
    • S/N ratio is difference between 94 dB SPL and equivalent SPL of self noise, A-weighted
  • Dynamic Range (at 1 kHz):
    • 1000 load: 125.5 dB
    • 2500 load: 131.5 dB
  • Common Mode Rejection (20 Hz to 20 kHz): > 50 dB
  • Clipping Level (20Hz-20 kHz at 1 THD):
    • 1000 load: 2.0 dBV
    • 2500 load: 8.5 dBV
    • THD of microphone preamplifier when applied input signal is equivalent to cartridge output at specified SPL
  • Self Noise (typical, equivalent SPL, A-weighted): 8.5 dB
  • Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
  • Weight: Net: 428 g (15.1 oz.)
  • Switch:
    • Attenuator: -15 dB
    • Low Frequency Response: flat; -6 dB/octave below 115 Hz; -18 dB/octave below 80 Hz
  • Connector: Three-pin professional audio (XLR), male
  • Power Requirements: 48 Vdc phantom, 5.6 mA